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Parioglossus lineatus  Rennis & Hoese, 1985

Lined hover goby
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Microdesmidae (Wormfishes) > Ptereleotrinae
Etymology: Parioglossus: Greek, pareia = jaw + Greek, glossa = tongue (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Hoese.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; reef-associated.   Tropical, preferred ?; 8°N - 6°N

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Western Central Pacific: Palau and possibly the Solomon Islands.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-16; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 15 - 16. SL to 33 mm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found among mangroves (Ref. 1602) and in lower reaches of rivers (Ref. 37816).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Randall, John E. | Collaborators

Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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